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Hog's Breath Cafe

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64 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 7711
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
GREAT SERVICE AND FOOD

As soon as we walked in we were greeted so genuinely welcoming and our server was just as nice. If I recall correctly his name was Elliot. I had the fried chicken salad and it was very good. Husband had a cheeseburger and he said it was excellent. Cannot wait to return to try a steak! Thanks for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa S
via mobile
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Firstly I was a fan of Hogs Breath but never again. The entree passed, typical potato skins but the steak was disgusting not to mention the sides. I chewed, spat out half of it and left the rest of it on my plate. The steak had an odd taste to it which indicated it to me it was not fresh.... More 

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Thank Pat B
Indiana
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ordered finger food. Chicken strips and spicy chicken wings. Both came in nearly a charcoal color and texture. We are not super picky so ate them. Not sure that this would be a very popular spot. Too many choices available to risk a return visit. Service was friendly enough to warrant a higher rating. But the food....not so much.

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Thank GANDMB
Cairns, Australia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a friend who hasn't been here for almost 20 years his choice was absolutely right. All staff were very friendly, we had a entree of finger combo, potatoes pre cooked. No share plates until we asked for one. I had the eye fillet which was 35.90 and my friend had the smoked rib. The chef has no... More 

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Thank Juneelicious
Cairns, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were frequent diners at Hogs Breath Café in Cairns, going there at least once a month, sometimes once a fortnight. We always found the staff very friendly, and they even got to the point that they knew what we would order. There were several times where we called in advance throughout the day and made a booking with the... More 

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Thank J and K H
Cairns, Australia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family trip to Hogs Breath Cairns. Been here a few times and as always the steaks were awesome. And the service was fantastic as always. No matter how busy they are you always feel like you are the only one there because you are treated so well. We will defiantly be back. Thanks Melanee for remembering us and for looking... More 

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Thank Barbara E
Trinity Beach, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is always exceptional every time we come here. The guy on the door is great. Everyone seems very relaxed and like they actually enjoy being at their job, which is refreshing. Foods good too which is always a bonus!!

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Thank SSAHughes
Cairns Region, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time I visit Hog's Breath the food is always constantly good! I usually order the $9.90 lunch menu which is great value for money. The service is good also.

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Thank Kellie B
Preston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great night had here, great food and beers.Manager was guy called Al , what a character, great conversation,great advice for travel given, excellent hospitality by him and staff.Food was great.Steaks were awesome.

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Thank penwortham_seasider
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397 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as we walked in we were greeted so genuinely welcoming and our server was just as nice. If I recall correctly his name was Elliot. I had the fried chicken salad and it was very good. Husband had a cheeseburger and he said it was excellent. Cannot wait to return to try a steak! Thanks for such an... More 

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Thank Lisa S
Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Who hasn't been to Hogs Breath right? I can't count how many different ones I have been to but before we went to the basketball for New Year's Eve about 12 of us decided to attack Hogs breath for dinner. Waitresses were great, excellent memory's for our orders, I got the 300g rib eye with bugs, man I wish I... More 

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Thank Chris R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: (07) 4031 7711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?